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Lenovo ThinkPad R400

Lenovo ThinkPad R400
alaScore 79

25 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad R400. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the sound and battery. The design and price also get good views, but there are mixed opinions on the keyboard and usability.

performance, price, design, battery, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo ThinkPad R400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Lenovo ThinkPad R400 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the battery and design. The sound and usability also get good reviews, but reviews are divided on the portability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Obiwanprof (

Not as specified


Plaese note my issue is not wth Newegg but the refurbisher.

New egg service has been very fast as usual ; Laptop runs fine. Battery is very good

Packaging was scary but apears to have been adequate ; Unit was advertised with 2 Gig ram. I have received unit with only one Gig. Which measns it CANNOT function for the desired software

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: tnanek (

as advertised


Refurbished products can never be judged perfectly through text. I would've preferred the 64 bit version of the operating system (32 bit was installed when I booted it up), but it came with install discs for both 32 and 64 bit versions, so that's not...

Just as advertised, works just fine

Only thing, which was also in the other positive review, is the coating of Armor-all, or some other shiny spray. Easy to wipe off though, so no worries

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: shypepper (

pretty good


I had this for about a year but eventually sold it, its a great laptop for most but i didnt like the style and layout of it, but it depends on the person.



Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: True Mainer (

Lenovo R400 laptop


The Lenovo R400 has 14.1″ TFT screen that is just the right size for traveling people. It also has an optimum weight of 5.1 lbs that

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Shri Nandan (

Shri Nandan


Though it is "Refurbished". It works like a new one.

Consumer review by: Kyle (



This is my third computer from US Micro Corp. In the past I have received great support when contacting them. So I had no hesitancy when needing a new (to me) laptop. This one has tons of RAM to complement the fast processor. Thus far, it has preformed...

Consumer review by: (

Lenovo ThinkPad R400 Intel Core 2 Duo 2500MHz 160Gig HDD 2048mb DVD ROM 14" WideScreen LCD Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit Laptop Notebook


The computer is very responsive and working well.

Consumer review by: Dirty Sanchez (

Dirty Sanchez


Everything seems to be as described and was a good value for my girls first lap top. Only odd thing is the key is not being accepted but the OS still works. But we are moving forwArd. Shipping was quick, everything is great.

Consumer review by: GARY MILLER (




Consumer review by: Dave (



I love the keyboards on Thinkpads, so have had a series of refurbed ones. It is nice to take a step up in memory and processor speed with this one.


Product Specifications

The new ThinkPad R400 notebook, like all of Lenovo`s R Series notebooks, is perfect for everyday computing offering mainstream performance and features at a great price. And R400 notebook is ideal for either home or office. By combining the latest Intel technology, graphics and a variety of wireless solutions, the ThinkPad R400 is designed to boost performance and help you work smartly and efficiently.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)/6.6hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB/3MB/3MB / 6MB/6MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800/1440 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes


Country Kits:North America
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkPad R400

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint / UltraNav/Keyboard / TrackPoint / UltraNav/UltraNav / TrackPoint / Keyboard


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/667MHz/800MHz


Manufacturer Selling Program:Global Models Plus/TopSeller


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Bluetooth 2.1/IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet /
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0/802.11b/g/802.11b/g / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11b/g / Bluetooth/802.11b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1/802.11b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)/24x / 24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo / DVD-Writer/DVD/DVD-Writer/None
Write Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD/24x / 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows XP Professional


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.16GHz/2.26GHz/2.26GHz / 2.4GHz/2.2GHz/2.4GHz/2.4GHz / 2.53GHz/2.53GHz/2.8GHz/2GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:575/585/P8400/P8400 / P8600/P8600/P8600 / T9400/P8700/T6670/T9400/T9600
Type:Celeron/Core 2 Duo/No CPU


Installed Size:0MB/1GB/1GB / 2GB/2GB/2GB / 1GB/3GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/160GB/160GB / 80GB/250GB/320GB/80GB/80GB / 160GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino/Intel Centrino 2
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD